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Facts Figures Haut


The skin is our largest organ and weighs about 18 kilos together with the underlying connective tissue.1


1 square centimetre of the skin on our palm has up to 400 sweat cells, as compared with only 55 on the back of our neck.2


Our skin renews itself constantly. We produce an average of 30,000 to 40,000 new skin cells per minute.1


The fat layer in the human skin is between one and 10 centimeters thick.2


If all of the blood vessels that traverse the surface of the skin were combined, they would be 240 kilometres long. 2


Moles are agglomerations of pigment-producing cells in the skin. People with a fair complexion have an average of 20 moles, those with a darker complexion only nine on average.1


Human sweat cells can produce up to 10 litres of sweat per day.3

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